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As the start of 40-day-long Chalai-e-Kalan ‘Wall of Kindness’ comes up in Qazigund

As the start of 40-day-long Chalai-e-Kalan ‘Wall of Kindness’ comes up in Qazigund

Umaisar Gull Ganie Qazigund, Dec 23: As the start of 40-day-long Chalai-e-Kalan (coldest period of winter) in Kashmir sub-zero temperature sets off a biting cold wave in Kashmir, a wave of warmth is spreading across the Valley with people donating winter clothing to the needy.   The ‘wall of kindness’,…

Budgam’s Chattergam houses Asia’s largest Chinar tree

Budgam’s Chattergam houses Asia’s largest Chinar tree

Sadam Hussain Pandow Budgam, Dec 20: Asia’s largest living chinar tree is sited at Central Kashmiri’s Budgam, Chattergam area. The chinar tree is nearly 700 year old.   Chinar in Kashmir is a majestic tree. The tree seems everywhere in Kashmir including outside shrines, river banks, lakes and inside famous…

New Talent Rises in Kashmir

New Talent Rises in Kashmir

Srinagar 13 December: Choosing the right career option is the most vital decision for all of us. Most of the people  goes through  a dilemma of the choosing the career after the completion of education from college and universities  the reason for this is less geographical reach, limited mindset, and the…

Uncertainty during 2018

Uncertainty during 2018

Srinagar, Dec 05: The deferment of marriages due to uncertainty during 2018 hit the regular business of local chefs and people associated with arrangement for wedding ceremonies in Kashmir. Scores of marriages were postponed during the 2018 marriage session.   A businessman here in Srinagar told Kashmir News Service (KNS)…

Henna launches “#WhoMadeMyPashmina” Global Campaign

Henna launches “#WhoMadeMyPashmina” Global Campaign

Jammu 05 December: Today a global campaign was launched to spread awareness and bring in Transparency in the Authentic Pashmina Eco System of J&K and India by it’s founder Henna Babar. Speaking at the launch she explained that the Pashmina Industry of J&K employs lakhs of people in the state…

Adventure Sports and Bollywood In Kashmir

Adventure Sports and Bollywood In Kashmir

Srinagar, December 1: Kashmir, paradise on earth, known as hub of adventure sports offers a host of popular diverse activities like mountaineering, trekking and skiing for youth seeking adventure, thrill and enjoyment. Blessed with beautiful rivers and lakes like Indus, Sutlej and Kali the valley of Kashmir is the best…

Rare migratory bird spotted in Ganderbal, by a wildlife photographer 

Rare migratory bird spotted in Ganderbal, by a wildlife photographer 

Hadi Hidayat Ganderbal: A rare migratory bird named black stork has been sighted at kangan by a wildlife photographer irfan jeelani rather near nallah sindh here in Central Kashmir’s District Ganderbal. Talking to this reporter, Irfan Jeelani said, ”This is the second authentic record of this species being spotted in…

Budgam’s Khampora Mughal Monument craves for attention

Budgam’s Khampora Mughal Monument craves for attention

Sadam Hussain Pandow Budgam, Nov 23: The curved hilly roads through the fascinating almond orchards commonly believed as the old Mughal road leads you to the Khampora village of central Kashmir’s Budgam district mostly known for having one of the famous Mughal Sarai. The possession of Mughal heritage designed Sarai…

Moulana Abul Kalam Azad remembered in Kashmir University (National Education Day).

Moulana Abul Kalam Azad remembered in Kashmir University (National Education Day).

Reports: Saif Ali Budgami Annually since 2008, November 11 is being celebrated as the National Education Day in India to celebrate the birth anniversary of independent India’s first education minister – Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Simultaneously, P.G Department of Education of Kashmir University  has been in the domain paying overwhelming…

Spinning wheel, the oldest art that was “once talk of the time” faces neglect

Spinning wheel, the oldest art that was “once talk of the time” faces neglect

Sadam Hussain Pandow Srinagar,  Nov 11: “When returns over spinning thread downgraded us economically we winded up spinning work and axed our traditional wheels for coal making,” narrates a women folk. Aftermath of autumn season in Kashmir, coldness was splayed over. Zoona; an aged lady is sitting on a reed…